The benefits of singing are many. When you think of singing in view of literacy, you should realize that you don't have to be a pitch perfect singer to help your child develop tools to learn to read! Singing in itself is a fun activity that helps show your child that words are made up of tiny syllables. Singing with actions help to lock into the innate need of physical movement kids have. They learn best kinetically. So tap into that and act out as you sing "London Bridge." As you sing this song, you can walk in a circle, stepping and tapping to the beat and acting out the motions.